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    Intro to River Kayaking - Saturday, August 3

    Get on the river without getting out of town! Our certified instructor will guide you through 5.5 miles of beginner-friendly kayaking on the Roanoke River, where you will take in a local natural setting that can only be enjoyed from the river... Read on...
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    Visit Treetop Quest on Mondays in July for a Free Buff

    On Mondays in July, register in advance for a Treetop Quest experience and take home a free buff for each participating climber! This offer is not available for walk-in guests, so register online or call (540) 427-1800 to reserve your space... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest Offers Special Summer Camp & Day Care Rates

    Treetop Quest at Explore Park now offers special rates for visiting summer camp and day care organizations. Book a 2.5 hour experience for just $9 for ages 4-6 or $11 for ages 7-17. Chaperones are free! Qualified groups should call... Read on...
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    Kegs & Barrels Returns to Green Hill Park on August 3

    The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce is now taking advance registrations for the annual wine and craft beer festival to be held on August 3 at Green Hill Park. This year's event includes live music, kids activities and unlimited tastings... Read on...
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    Double Stitch Knitting Workshop - July 18 at Green Ridge

    Double Knitting on a loom - In this 2-hour fun-filled class, master the art of creating fabric that is "finished" on the front as well as the back! Learn 3 most common double knit stitches, how to cast on and bind off a double knit project... Read on...
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    Flow in the Dark Yoga - Tuesday, July 16 at Brambleton

    Connect with your mind and body differently by practicing yoga in the dark! This workshop will turn off the lights and turn up the music to help you bend to the beat, adding a whole new element to your practice. Glow sticks included... Read on...
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    Meal Prep at Brambleton - Saturday, July 20

    Learn how to plan and prep your meals so you're ready for the week to meet your daily and weekly nutrition goals. This is the second class in the Holistic Nutrition series... Read on...
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    Beach Party Zone - Drop Off Night at Green Ridge July 19

    How low can you limbo? Drop off your kids ages 3-10 for classic beach themed games and pool time at Green Ridge Recreation Center from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, July 19... Read on...
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    Treetop Quest Now Open at Explore Park

    Roanoke County opened a new aerial adventure course at Explore Park today with a ribbon cutting. This event marks the completion of the first phase of Treetop Quest’s development, including 55 obstacles over four skill levels, and zip-lines... Read on...
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    11th Annual Touch-a-Truck Returns to Green Hill on July 27

    Bring the family out to interact with over 200 cool vehicles at one of the nation's largest Touch-a-Truck events! Climb inside fire trucks, ambulances, race cars, motorcycles and more. Enjoy activities like fireman's foam, crafts, a climbing wall... Read on...
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    Free Guided Hikes - Every Saturday at Explore Park

    Get a guided tour of the great outdoors with a National Park Service ranger. Every Saturday at 9am come out to Explore Park for a different hike each week. Most programs are geared towards families with young children. Read on...
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    New Saturday Night Campfire & Craft at Explore Park

    Whether you're camping at Explore Park, or just want to get away from it all, we invite you to warm up by the fire every Saturday evening throughout the summer - every week from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM weather permitting at campfire circle... Read on...
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    New Tubing Rental and Shuttle Service at Explore Park on Weekends

    New this summer, Blue Mountain Adventures will offer inflatable tube or kayak rentals at Explore Park, allowing participants to enjoy a one-mile float through the Roanoke River Gorge. Rentals depart on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM... Read on...
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    Stand Up Paddleboarding Classes - Choose from 6 Dates at Carvin's Cove

    Get a hands-on lesson from the pros at Roanoke Mountain Adventures while practicing and honing your paddling skills on a stand up paddleboard. It will be your new favorite activity on the water... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Morning Swim Club - Now Booking Tuesday & Friday Mornings

    Is your day care, summer camp or church program looking for a special activity for the kids? New this year, Splash Valley has expanded to TWO morning swim club days! Join us starting at 9am on Tuesdays or Fridays & stay in the park as long as... Read on...
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    National Park Service Offers Two Free Programs Every Saturday at Explore Park

    From May through August, a National Park Service ranger will provide two free family events per day at Explore Park! Each week join us for a hike at 9:00 AM and an afternoon activity at 2:30 PM. The afternoon event will alternate between a ranger chat... Read on...
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    Twin Creeks Brewing Company Announces Plans to Expand to Explore Park

    Roanoke County's first craft brewery has announced plans to expand to a second location inside historic Brugh Tavern. Upon execution of a lease agreement with Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors in late April, the company plans to open this fall... Read on...
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    After School Programs Now Enrolling at 13 County Sites

    Need after school care for your elementary school age child? Roanoke County's After School for Kids is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year. This program is available on-site at 13 schools, including 5 day care each week during the school year... Read on...
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